After a longer-than-expected effort, we are very excited to announce that contributions to WIDPAC may now be made online!** This is a huge step forward for WDA and will greatly increase the ease and convenience of supporting the future of your profession. Contributions may be made at https://blog.wda.org/donate-to-widpac. In the next several weeks, you will… Continue Reading Online WIDPAC Contributions Now LIVE!
Hard as it is to believe, our annual Legislative Day is just around the corner! If you haven’t already, please mark your calendars to come join us in Madison on Jan.15, 2020, to advocate on behalf of your profession. As WDA enters its 150th year, your presence is needed now more than ever to boost… Continue Reading Register for WDA Legislative Day 2020
Most WDA members are, hopefully, aware that we keep a very close eye on the activities of the Dentistry Examining Board, the body in charge of licensing, discipline, and rulemaking for all dentists and hygienists in Wisconsin. Because the state administrative rules process is bureaucratic and slow, some of these adjustments can take years. In… Continue Reading Changes to Anesthesia Guidelines
New Single-Sheet Format for U.S. Official Order Form for Schedule I and II Controlled Substances (DEA Form 222)
ACTION: Final rule. SUMMARY: The Drug Enforcement Administration (DEA) is amending its regulations to implement a new single-sheet format for DEA Form 222, used by DEA registrants to order schedules I and II controlled substances. The rule provides for a two-year transition period, during which the existing triplicate version of the forms may continue to… Continue Reading New Single-Sheet Format for U.S. Official Order Form for Schedule I and II Controlled Substances (DEA Form 222)
The Pharmacy Society of Wisconsin/Wisconsin Pharmacy Foundation and the Medical College of Wisconsin are partnering in this effort which we believe will result in better preventative care for patients and improve the health of Wisconsin communities. This project is funded, in-part, by the Advancing a Healthier Wisconsin endowment at the Medical College of Wisconsin. Our… Continue Reading Feedback wanted to help expand immunization access in Wisconsin
A dental workforce survey has been distributed by the University of Wisconsin Survey Center. Respondents will receive letters in the mail from the Department of Health Services and emails from the UW Survey Center regarding the survey. The Wisconsin Department of Health Services’ Oral Health Program contracted with the UW Survey Center to administer a… Continue Reading Complete the dental workforce survey
The American Dental Association is working to combat the opioid crisis by helping dentists understand the potentially harmful impact of the drugs they prescribe in their offices. Here is a list of a few opioid prescribing courses that would fulfill the required two hours of continuing education for licensure: Boston University’s “Safe Opioid Prescribing for… Continue Reading Battling the opioid epidemic in dental offices
WDA Legislative Day is Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018. We’ll gather at Monona Terrace from 9 a.m. – 1:30 p.m. and then visit lawmakers in their Capitol offices after lunch. Download the WDAJ-Now 2.0 app for access to maps of public parking lots around Monona Terrace and the Capitol and more! WDA Legislative Day is a forum… Continue Reading Register now for WDA Legislative Day 2018
The Wisconsin Dental Association House of Delegates doubles as the single largest fundraising event for Wisconsin Dental Political Action Committee every year. After making some changes to the giving levels, creating a redesigned brochure and initiating a new marketing campaign, our hope was to increase the participation level by member dentists. I’m very pleased to… Continue Reading WIDPAC update: Great success at the House of Delegates!
WDA advises members to speak with their certified public accountant The 2017-2019 state budget, recently signed into law by Governor Scott Walker, included an important change long asked for by small-business owners by repealing the personal property tax on machinery. This can have a significant impact on your tax bill. While the Department of Revenue… Continue Reading State budget repeals personal property tax on machinery